Our top notch Speakers

HamburgAI is a community that brings together start-ups, blue-chips and academics to discuss the current state of the industry and upcoming trends in Artificial Intelligence. At our events, experts showcase how they apply artificial intelligence, offering insights from the business as well as the technological perspective.

Steve Guhr

Solutions Engineer – NetApp

Steve Guhr

Solutions Engineer – NetApp

Steve works as a "Solutions Engineer" at NetApp and grew up learning how to develop data centers. Being an "Infrastructure"-specialist by training, he furthered his career in the field of DevOps and AI. Container, automation and neuronal networks have been part of his daily business ever since – instead of racks and virtual machines.

Muneer Ahmad

AI Solutions Architect – NetApp

Muneer Ahmad

AI Solutions Architect – NetApp

Working as an AI Solutions Architect at NetApp, Muneer specialized in the development of machine learning solutions. After working at various ML projects – mostly in the medical field – he decided to dedicate himself to solutions in different hybrid cloud scenarios, in order to simplify the life of data scientists.

Dr. Michaela Regneri

Senior Expert AI & Cognitive Computing – OTTO

Dr. Michaela Regneri

Senior Expert AI & Cognitive Computing – OTTO

Michaela drives the use of AI in e-commerce as Senior AI Expert at OTTO in Hamburg. Her focus is on AI innovation processes and corporate digital responsibility. Michaela holds a Ph.D. in computational linguistics from Saarland University.

Benjamin Ferreau

CEO – Akanoo GmbH

Benjamin Ferreau

CEO – Akanoo GmbH

For over nine years, Benjamin Ferreau was working for Germany's second largest print and media group in various positions, before joining Akanoo GmbH as their CEO. Furthermore, Benjamin is initiating numerous projects such as the CJI (Customer Journey Index), as well as being a lecturer at HAW Hamburg. He is also Digital Marketing Speaker at Squared Online, Google.

Omar Kahwaji

Senior Machine Learning Engineer – collectAI

Omar Kahwaji

Senior Machine Learning Engineer – collectAI

Omar focuses on the AI for collectAI’s digital receivables management platform. He draws his excellence in building data-driven applications from experience at companies such as Hewlett-Packard and as a lecturer for Business Intelligence and Data Mining at Colorado State University. He holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering.

Agenda

17:30 – Mingle with Drinks

18:00 – Official Opening

18:10 – Talks

Steve Guhr & Muneer Ahmad (NetApp)
AI Pipeline Optimization using Kubeflow

Dr. Michaela Regneri (OTTO)
Data Minimalism & Data Value (Or: Why Data should not be the new Bacon)

Benjamin Ferreau (Akanoo)
It’s not magic, just science – AI in Business Practice

19:30 – Q&A and Closing

19:45 – Networking & Drinks

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About HamburgAI

AI offers a vast potential to disrupt industries and to drive exponential economic success that is yet to be unveiled. HamburgAI aims to create an environment for business professionals and tech visionaries to connect, collaborate and to think forward ideas that will shape the future.

 

Team

Elda Dedja
Elda Dedja Head of Accounts & Projects p:+49 40 609 412 950
Anna Friedrich
Anna Friedrich Head of Marketing & Communications p:+491751616704

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